- John Mueller says the daily briefs are filled with threats and have a track record of terrifying the presidents who receive them
- He notes that Garrett Graff says report is "filled to the brim with whispers, rumors, and vacuous, unconfirmed information"
John Mueller is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and a political scientist at Ohio State University. His most recent book, co-authored by Mark Stewart, is "Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)As he does with considerable regularity, Donald Trump has elevated the eyebrows of the foreign policy establishment with his practice of undergoing intelligence briefings only once a week on average, instead of daily. Now his team says that he is getting the President's Daily Brief three times a week, along with daily briefings from his appointee for national security adviser.